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REVIEW: Bookburners

REVIEW: Bookburners

Honestly, color me a bit surprised that no books really get burned in Bookburners, a series from Serial Box written by Max Gladstone, Margaret Dunlap, Mur Lafferty, and Brian Francis Slattery and collected in a single print volume for the [...]

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REVIEW: The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin

REVIEW: The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin

The world is ending. Essun has not found her daughter. And the person she has found wants her to do something utterly outside the realm of possibility. Her daughter, Nassun, struggles to survive not just in the Fifth Season that's only [...]

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REVIEW: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

REVIEW: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

This isn’t Naomi Novik’s first walk around the fantasy block. She’s best known for her series Temeraire, a fantasy/alternate history saga that spans eight novels, the first installation of which was nominated for a Hugo Award in 2007. Uprooted is [...]

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Book Club: FLEDGLING by Octavia Butler

Book Club: FLEDGLING by Octavia Butler

It's our annual Octavia Butler novel! This month, Girls in Capes is reading FLEDGLING: Fledgling, Octavia Butler’s last novel, is the story of an apparently young, amnesiac girl whose alarmingly un-human needs and abilities lead her to a startling conclusion: she is [...]

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REVIEW: The Immortals by Jordanna Max Brodsky

REVIEW: The Immortals by Jordanna Max Brodsky

It's been years since Selene DiSilva claimed the name Artemis as her own. The former Olympian lost her power when her worshippers disappeared and now resides in Manhattan, punishing men who harm women even as her remaining strength drains away. [...]

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REVIEW: Towers Fall by Karina Sumner-Smith

The final installment of Karina Sumner-Smith’s Towers trilogy is finally here. While I haven’t devotedly followed the trail of this trilogy, I’ve admired it and been a fan from afar, ever since I reviewed the first book Radiant in July [...]

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